Rob Glover

Charlotte, Asheville, Jones Gap State Park, Minneapolis, Hilton Head, Southwest Virginia, Carrboro, Shenandoah National Park

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  1. We've Got Your Back: Expert Tips on a Healthy Spine and Core


    Adventurers of all stripes will always benefit from a healthy spine and core. Here, a spine expert shares tips on keeping things in line.

  2. U.S. National Whitewater Center - Trail Running


    The ever growing, dual purpose trail system at the USNWC is well shaded and includes a great range of difficulty. From nearly flat and smooth to steep runs up the banks of the Catawba there's a trail for every type of training at the USNWC

  3. McAlpine Creek Greenway - Running


    Four miles of paved or crushed gravel greenway follow a bio-diverse creek bed. Running through McAlpine Creek Park, the trail connects with a 5K, championship cross country course.

  4. Stone Mountain State Park - Climbing


    A 600-foot dome of granite bursting from the surrounding countryside is the realization of a friction climbers dream come true.

  5. McDowell Nature preserve


    Copperhead Island, part of McDowell Nature Preserve, is an easy paddling access to Charlotte’s southernmost lake. SUP in and around the wooded inlets of the nature preserve or cross the lake to T-bones for lunch.

  6. The Booty Loop - Running


    The hilly, oak-tree lined streets in Myers Park is a popular place to get in some miles. The roughly three-mile Booty Loop has become locally famous as one of the best routes in Charlotte.

  7. Insider's Guide to an Outdoorsy Weekend in Hilton Head

    Charlotte, Hilton Head

    With miles of beaches, nature trails, and plenty of low country cuisine, here's how to best enjoy an active-minded weekend in Hilton Head.

  8. An Adventurer's Guide to the Brunswick Islands of North Carolina


    North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands are the perfect destination for active travelers interested in outdoor thrills with scenic coastal charm.

  9. Catawba River - Paddling


    The wide, gentle flow of the Catawba River near the USNWC makes for a great day of kayaking or SUPing. Share the water with osprey, turtles, and heron during the day or experience a full moon paddle on the river

  10. Fisher Farm Park


    The single track at Fisher Farms packs plenty of tricks up its five-mile sleeve. Tight and tree covered, this medium technical trail is a great step up for intermediate riders.

  11. Huntersville Business Park


    A simple 2 mile oval of nearly empty road creates a great training ride for year round cycling.

  12. Inner Peaks


    The only full scale climbing center in, or near Charlotte. The 13,000 sq ft space at Inner Peaks holds 50 climbing stations.

  13. Lake Norman State Park - Mountain Biking


    The ultra-fast and flowy multi-use trail system at Lake Norman State Park is also among the longest in the area. Without few technical features and plenty of long run-ups, the 30 miles of trail are a great run for getting speed.

  14. Little Sugar Creek Greenway - Running


    Part of the future Cross Charlotte Trail, the Little Sugar Creek Greenway connects many of the best parts of the Queen City. Several sections are currently open with the longest being a five-mile piece near uptown.

  15. Mallard and Clarks Creek Greenways - Running


    Seven miles of paved and gravel surface trail, following the creek bed and well shaded, the Mallard Creek and Clarks Greenways connect for great running experience.

  16. Moore's Wall


    Home to the best trad climbing in the Carolina Piedmont, Moore’s Wall is a 300 foot face of quartzite that attracts climbers from all over the state and region.

  17. Roan Mountain - Backpacking


    An absolute classic of the Carolina's. This 14-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail dives in and out of woods, cresting several highland balds along the way.

  18. From Trail to Ale: How to Spend an Outdoorsy Weekend in Staunton, VA

    Southwest Virginia, Southwest Virginia

    Exploring the historic town from trail to tap, here’s how to spend an outdoorsy weekend in Staunton, Va.

  19. Finding New Outdoor Pursuits When Injury Strikes


    Orthopedist David Little knows the difficulty in overcoming injuries—and how outdoor pursuits can keep you active on the road to recovery.

  20. Anne Close Springs Greenway - Mountain Biking


    Approximatly eight miles of singletrack loop through the historic grounds of the Anne Springs Close Greenway. The moderate trails flow fairly well with some rooty and rocky sections plus a few bridges to keep things interesting.

  21. Anne Springs Close Greenway - Trail Running


    Anne Springs Close Greenway is a privately funded park with several scenic and historic sites. Forty some miles of trails, from gravel roads to rugged single track, lace the park and offers trail runner plenty of training miles along the way.

  22. Back Yard Trail


    Eight miles of ill-mannered singletrack crammed with skinnies, jumps, rock legdges, and tight, twisty turns. The Backyard Trail is not for the faint of heart of weak of leg.

  23. Col Francis Beatty Park - Mountain Biking


    Seven miles of single track with little elevations gain perfect for less experienced riders or pros looking for a bit of speed.

  24. Congaree National Park - Flat Water Paddling


    Meta: Paddle through an incredibly biodiverse floodplain. Stands of huge, bottom growth hardwoods tower over nutrient rich waters filled an amazing array of flour and fauna.

  25. A Guide to the Perfect Outdoor Weekend in Carrboro


    The many hiking trails, excellent eateries and small, but hip town feel makes Carborro a great choice for a fun weekend getaway.